An apologetic Breel Embolo scored the winner towards the nation of his beginning at hand Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Cameroon of their World Cup Group G conflict on the Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday.
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Embolo swept residence a low Xherdan Shaqiri cross after 48 minutes after which stood nonetheless with a rueful frown on his face as his workforce mates celebrated round him. The 25-year-old was born in Yaounde however raised in Basel.
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Cameroon had been the higher facet within the opening half and may need had the lead as Karl Toko Ekambi, Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting and Martin Hongla all missed good possibilities towards a lacklustre Switzerland facet that battled to get out of first gear.
However the Swiss had been a lot improved within the second interval and took the lead by way of Embolo’s well-worked aim. Ruben Vargas missed a good chance to attain a second however was thwarted by goalkeeper Andre Onana as Cameroon ran out of steam.
Switzerland will face Brazil of their subsequent match whereas Cameroon will flip their consideration to Serbia, who face the five-time world champions immediately.